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How to visit Koyasan's temples without staying at one

Koyasan has 117 Buddhist temples, and 52 that provide lodging for pilgrims. A quick search on Tripadvisors can show you the options. What isn’t well known however, is that travellers can ask to see inside of many of the temples in Koya, even some which don’t offer overnight stays. 406 more words

Japan

Boundless Way Zen Temple, Worcester, MA


An Oversized Head of the Buddha, Carved From Wood, Seen on Display Inside the Gazebo on the Grounds of the Boundless Way Zen Temple in Worcester, MA

Sculptures

And He Didn't Take Me!

So as you probably know, my transportation specialist is studying hard trying to get a better handle on the Japanese language in addition to all of his other coursework this semester.   871 more words

Japanese Locations

Wat Pathum Wanaram

Bangkok is filled with wonderful temples. If you have a chance to visit this wonderful city in Thailand, remember to take a break from the glitzy shopping malls and enter the tranquility of the Buddhist Temple. 136 more words

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Wat Palelai

This is a beautiful Thai Buddhist temple in Singapore. It has a meditation hall that is usually open to the public and I enjoy my meditation session there because of the breeze. 574 more words

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BANGKOK- What is a Wat? Day 1 of my Thailand trip.

What I learnt, ate and experienced.

A Wat in South-East Asia is a Buddhist monastery or temple. Thailand has some of the most inspiring and grand Wats of them all. 2,067 more words

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Temples and Conversations with Monks in Chiang Mai

We had a day and a half in Chiang Mai. (Two days for me since I would leave the tour and go back to Seoul after the rest of my tour group continued on their way to Bangkok). 524 more words

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